Aeroplane Monthly 1978-12
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R.Riding - Cranwell C.L.A.4 /British pre-war ultralights/
Flight-Lieut. Comper winning the Stewards' Handicap on the Cranwell C.L.A.4 (Bristol "Cherub"). Average speed 70-85 m.p.h.
C.L.A.4 designer Flt Lt Nick Comper winning the Stewards Handicap at the Lympne Trials, September 1926.
The inverted sesquiplane layout of the C.L.A.4A is well shown here.
C.L.A.4 at the Orly meeting in September 1928, where it sustained damage to the undercarriage
View of the C.L.A.4 G-EBPC, which was to have been fitted with the Pobjoy P engine. Instead, it was powered by a 36 h.p. Bristol Cherub III.
The C.L.A.4A G-EBPB apparently engined with an ABC Scorpion in place of the Bristol Cherub.
The flying view shows the C.L.A.4A being put through its paces at the 1926 Lympne Trials.
C.L.A.4 at the Orly meeting in September 1928, where it sustained damage to the undercarriage